(Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Mathematics)
Over the past several years STEM has been merging into STEAM as a positive move forward in education that meets the needs of a 21st century world. Science, technology, engineering and maths alone miss several key components that many see as just as important for our children to take them forward in to the future.
Art as the added element, brings together the other subjects in a new and innovative means that is crucial in a world that is now extremely visually led. Art also adds a new dimension to working through the creative process, critical thinking and problem-solving. As the landscape of technology keeps changing and evolving at such a fast pace, embracing the collaboration between these 5 subjects is key in engaging students in experiential learning.
At Liverpool MakeFest we will have an abundance of STEAM related makers ready to inspire and educate everyone at all ages.
Our STEAM Related Exhibitors:
EXCITE WITH SCIENCE!
A display stand featuring a range of exciting experiments and hands-on opportunities to attract and engage visitors.
FACT ‘NEW OBSERVATORY’ TALKING TO SATELLITES
FACT is the Foundation for Art and Creative Technology based in Liverpool which is the UK’s leading new media arts organisation.
Our exhibition, ‘The New Observatory’ explores what it means to collect data in a digital world. In this workshop we will tune into satellites orbiting the earth and see what we can learn from them.
CONCRETEDOGS ROCKET AND SATELLITES AND STUFF
I build model rockets and run workshops on designing rockets also I have bootstrapped a cnc miller and make some small satellite components and am on numerous satellite pico satellite teams. I will bring a load of inert rockets and some example satellite chassis bits and will have examples of how to design stuff etc.
INGENUES CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES
Ingenues is a not for profit creating children’s activities and workshops based on inspirational women and their fields. These include experiments, costumes activities and games so children can learn in a fun and engaging way.
LIVERPOOL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY
Founded in 1881 – over 130 years of Astronomy on Merseyside.
Registered as a Charitable Educational Trust (No. 519955), the Liverpool Astronomical Society actively promotes Astronomy throughout Merseyside and the surrounding area of
the North West of England, UK.
Liverpool Astronomical Society is arguably the oldest amateur astronomical society in the world. Founded in 1881 the Society has over 130 years of experience behind it and can offer advice on a wide range of related astronomical subjects. We therefore invite members and interested members of the public, young and old, to extend their knowledge
and enjoyment of the Science of Astronomy in friendly company.
Sic Itur Ad Astra – Thus The Way To The Stars…
NORTHERN SPACE CONSORTIUM
Engaging, connecting and coordinating the North with the UK’s multi-billion GBP space sector.
QUANTUM TECHNOLOGY CLUB: COMMUNICATING AROUND THE WORLD WITHOUT THE INTERNET
Communicating around the world without the Internet shows you how amateur radio operators (the original ‘makers’) communicate with each other over many thousands of miles using simple equipment. Communication can be by code, voice, video, imagery or linking computers together to exchange information. Communication can even be with satellites and the International Space Station.
We are a 14-19 school specialising in engineering and fashion. We are showcasing our students’ work.
THE CREATE EDUCATION PROJECT
“The CREATE Education Project brings together game changing technology with inspirational content and creative minds. This collaborative platform is designed to provide FREE resources and support to help educators to introduce and embed 3D Printing technology in the classroom. These include professional development resources, lesson resources, project ideas and inspiration. Contributors and community members are provided with a network of people embracing the same passion for sharing and improving access to education.
In order to ensure everybody has the opportunity to benefit from 3D printing and other exciting tech we reached out and asked educators and industry leaders what the challenges were and how can we make the best of the opportunities. We aligned these with our core values and CREATE Education Project was the result.”
WIGAN STEAM CIC
The Search For Extra Teletextual Intelligence (SETI) is a digital art project devised to engage young people aged 12 – 19. The project will challenge participants to consider their perceptions about different visual mediums, and to
create their own digital art exhibition. Children and young people will work with digital artists to create pieces of visual digital art responding to the question “”What does the Universe need to know about me?””. The works will be exhibited as teletext pages on a bank of retro styled screens to be displayed in the library for two weeks after Makefest.
I run workshops and projects that use technology to engage people with art, science and nature. I specialise in using techniques such as paper electronics and e-textiles to make interactive artworks with people.
DOMESTIC SCIENCE: ADVENTURES IN TEXT!
Domestic Science will be showing prototype formats for playing text adventures and interactive non-fiction in the real world: Physical arcade/game cabinet for text adventure games and potentially a demo of Avatap an RFID & micropython driven physical text adventure game.
FIELD READY: HUMANITARIAN MAKING
Sharing Field Ready’s work making essential supplies on the ground in humanitarian crises, through videos/poster/some demo items, and talking about how others can get involved as humanitarian makers.
We are a community-run workshop based in Preston where people come to share tools and knowledge.
Ignite showcases Liverpool’s movers and shakers, creators, thinkers, tinkers, innovators and doers, makers and dreamers in a fast paced format designed to inspire. Do you want to be inspired? Do you need to get your creative juices flowing? Then Ignite Liverpool is just for you.
There will be so much to see and do at Liverpool MakeFest that is science, technology, engineering, art and maths related. There is something for everyone and everyone’s interests. Both children and adults will have a great time learning and getting involved in the experience.
Come down and see us this Saturday 24th June at Liverpool Central Library between 9am and 5pm. Free admission.
Get your free tickets here: https://lpoolmakefest.org/tickets/